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Hits 4604 | Created 2007-05-31 | Modified 2007-05-31Writing things down in a little book could be a dying art...
I've kept a few journals over the years, mainly when travelling.
Hits 2993 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 1995
Hits 3115 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 1996
Hits 2765 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 1999.
Hits 2704 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about the year 2000
Hits 4089 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 2002.
Hits 2979 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 2003
Blog December 1995
Hits 2001 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Extracts from my journal, December 1995, in India.
Blog December 1999
Hits 1759 | Last Modified 2007-05-31A brief entry from the very end of 1999 in Guatemala. My journal-writing went downhill after this, and there is hardly anything for the next few months as I settle into a routine of life in Antigua.
Blog February 10th 2002
Hits 2328 | Last Modified 2007-05-31The chai made me need to urinate four hours later for the rest of the day...
Blog February 11th 2002
Hits 2408 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Storm continues like hell, lightning every second or two, torrential rain. Room began to leak in several places and C became ill...
Blog February 12th 2002
Hits 2152 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Lots of Buddhas with no heads, but found a couple intact. Amazing gates with intricate carvings...
Blog February 14th 2002
Hits 2127 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Despair sets in, but I eventually manage to book a train to Agra for that evening - due to the kindly enquiries desk man who helped me jump the queue.
Blog February 17th 2002 (email)
Hits 2261 | Last Modified 2007-05-31A group email sent on 17th February 2002: Caro had a cosmic dual fountain affair in Sanchi recently for a few days...
Blog February 2000
Hits 1817 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Okay, okay, two months gap in a travel journal is pretty bad. I fell into the settled-routine-no-journal-writing thing in Antigua.
Blog February 2002
Hits 1603 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Mumbai, India. "No sleep at all last night - staff kept us awake until 1 or 2am, then a very noisy couple arrived at 3am and haggled outside our room for a long time (from 700 Rs to 550 Rs, so not bad really)"
Blog February 9th 2002
Hits 2237 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Buses to Bhopal are at 5.30am and at 7am and take 6 hours. We are aiming for the 5.30am for some reason...
Misc Guest House Sok San, Hotel Regulations
Hits 3898 | Last Modified 2007-05-31This was written in our room when we stayed in the Guest House Sok San, Cambodia. It struck me as amusing at the time.
Blog January 1996
Hits 2685 | Last Modified 2007-05-31More journal extracts from 1996. Still in India at the time.
Blog January 2002
Hits 1768 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Mumbai, India. "Finally here, after an unexpected three month dither in Ellesmere Port."
Misc Journal Cover 2002
Hits 2335 | Last Modified 2007-05-31This is the journal inside cover covering the period of 2002.
Hits 4605 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Writing things down in a little book could be a dying art...
Blog July 2000
Hits 1659 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Well, things improve after time, and then they turn again to the same kind of state of waiting and trial.
Blog June 2000
Hits 1651 | Last Modified 2007-05-31I guess I got wrapped up in my life so much, that I forgot to write anything at all.
Misc Little Wizard Development Diary
Hits 1859 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Development notes from the game The Little Wizard, dating from 2003!
Blog November 1995
Hits 1719 | Last Modified 2007-05-31From my journal, travelling in India,. 1995
Blog November 1999
Hits 1583 | Last Modified 2007-05-31More journals from 1999 - November in Guatemala, which includes the amazing Tikal.
Blog October 1999
Hits 1653 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Journal extracts from October 1999 - travels in Guatemala
Blog September 1999
Hits 1719 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Journal extracts from 1996 - travels in Mexico.
Article Tela, Honduras - Deadly Beaches and Colonial Grace
Hits 1720 | Last Modified 2007-05-31The magnificent colonial buildings that line the main street through Tela used to belong to the banana giants of the past. Now they crumble quietly and you can stare into their hollow shells and perhaps still see a chandelier sparkling darkly in the gloom.
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